Cardinal News Archive
Britain's first Catholic ambassador to the Holy See in 400 years presented his credentials to Pope Benedict on Friday - see texts of their addresses here.
Wherever disaster has struck this year, faith-filled testimonies have quickly followed, the Archbishop of Westminster argued in an article in a British Sunday newspaper.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has brought to a close Westminster Diocese’s formal programme of spiritual renewal, promising to equip the faithful so that “together we can take responsibility for the values and the mission of the Church.”
The Archbishop of Westminster has sent his congratulations to a woman who lost her legs in the 7 July suicide bomb attacks in London who marries tomorrow in St Etheldreda’s Catholic church.
Contemporary society is promising for evangelisation because it values conversion and choice, the Archbishop of Westminster told a gathering of Catholic evangelists on Wednesday night.
The Archbishops of Westminster and Canterbury have sent messages of support to Gianna Jessen who survived an attempt by her mother to abort her.
The Congregation for Education’s Instruction contains guidance for bishops and others concerned with the selection of candidates to the priesthood, in order to help them to interpret and implement the law of the Church.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, will be travelling to Sri Lanka on Christmas Day to mark the anniversary of the tsunami and to inspect relief and reconstruction projects there.
The Archbishop of Westminster last Friday launched the Catholic bishops’ new document on the Bible, The Gift of Scripture, describing it as “a companion” which brought together “the best of Tradition and modern scholarship to assist our penetration of the hidden mysteries embedded in the Word.”
The Archbishop of Westminster has described the appointment of Francis Campbell as the new British ambassador to the Holy See as “imaginative” and says it puts to an end the notion that the post was reserved to non-Catholics.